Tim Cook: ‘We’re Not Against Digital Advertising’

Tim Cook has set the record straight that Apple is not against digital advertising, it simply wants to give consumers more control.

Locked Out of Facebook? Blame Facebook Protect

Some Facebook users are reportedly unable to log in to their accounts, and it appears a new security feature may be to blame.

Australia Sues Meta Over Fake Celebrity Endorsement Ads

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is suing Meta over scam ads on Facebook featuring fake celebrity endorsements.

Nintendo Veteran Doesn’t Think Meta’s Metaverse Vision Is On-Target

Meta may be going all-in on the metaverse, but former Nintendo President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime isn’t a fan of its approach.

Texas AG Sues Meta Over ‘Unauthorized Biometric Data’ Collection

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued Meta over allegations Facebook collected customers’ biometric data without their consent.

Facebook Launches Reels Globally

Facebook is expanding Reels globally, as the company continues to struggle against TikTok.

New Bipartisan Bill Would Target Social Media Addiction

A new bill, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar and Cynthia Lummis, is aimed at understanding and mitigating social media addiction.

Meta Walks Back Comments About Leaving EU Market

Meta is walking back comments about the possibility of leaving the EU market over data regulations, saying “we have absolutely no desire to withdraw from Europe.”

Peter Thiel Retiring From Meta’s Board

Peter Thiel is retiring from Meta’s board of directors, marking the end of a chapter for one of the company’s earliest investors.

Meta May Leave EU Market Over Privacy Regulations

Meta is threatening to leave the EU market if it’s not allowed to share EU user data with its US-based data centers.

Meta-Backed Diem Considering Sale of Assets, May Shut Down

Diem, the Meta-backed cryptocurrency project, is considering a sale of its assets and may ultimately dissolve.

FTC’s Suit Against Facebook Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Facebook was dealt a major blow today as Judge James Boasberg ruled the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) suit against it will not be dismissed.

Meta’s Head of PR Leaving the Company

John Pinette, Vice President of Global Communications at Meta (formerly Facebook), is leaving the company.

TikTok Now the Internet’s Most Popular Site, Edging Out Google

TikTok has taken the top spot as the world’s most popular website, beating out Google and Facebook.

Intel Exec: Metaverse Will Require ‘1,000x More Computational Efficiency’

Building the metaverse may be all the rage, but at least one Intel exec says computational power must increase significantly to make it a reality.

Reddit Is Going Public

After months of speculation and preparation, Reddit has filed to go public.

Facebook, Google, Snap and Others Bypassing Apple’s Privacy Features

New reports are demonstrating that some of the biggest iOS app makers are bypassing Apple’s App Tracking Transparency (ATT) privacy settings.

Apple’s App Store Set to Hit $85 Billion in Sales in 2021

New data indicates the Apple App Store is on track to blow past last year’s earnings, topping $85 billion in 2021.

Meta Eases Stance on Cryptocurrency Ads

Meta is easing its stance on cryptocurrency ads, increasing the number of accepted regulatory licenses from three to 27.

UK Blocks Meta’s Giphy Acquisition, Forcing a Sale

Meta’s purchase of Giphy has been thwarted, with UK regulators blocking the deal and forcing Meta to sell it.